Antonella Fresa, Project Manager
ICT expert, Director of Design and General Manager at Promoter srl, she’s been working on European cooperation projects since 1994.
She’s currently Technical Coordinator of EC projects EAGLE (CIP BPN), and Communication manager of RICHES (FP7 SSH), and PREFORMA (FP7 ICT Pre-Commercial Procurement), Technical Coordinator and Communication Manager of the E-SPACE project (CIP ICT-PSP BPN) concerning the creative re-use of digital cultural content. She’s Dissemination Manager of the HOLA CLOUD (H2020-ICT-2014-1) project.
She manages the provision of communication services to Sii-Mobility Project recently selected by the Italian Ministry of Research in the frame of the Smart Cities Programme.
She is Associate Partner Representative in the DIXIT Consortium (Marie-Curie Programme) about digital scholarly editions.
From 2014 until 2015 she has been Technical Coordinator of CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project about the envolvement of citizens in the research processes (FP7-INFRA). From 2012 until 2015 she has been Technical Coordinator of EUROPEANA PHOTOGRAPHY project about digitization and ingestion to Europeana of vintage masterpieces of photography (CIP ICT PSP).
From 2012 until 2015 she has been Techical Coordinator of DCH-RP (FP7 CSA) a coordination action which added more concrete results in the specific area of the digital preservation of cultural heritage.
From 2010 until 2012 she has been Technical Coordinator of LINKED HERITAGE project about content aggregation to Europeana of 3 million content, involving 39 partners from all over Europe.
From 2002 until 2012 she has been advisor of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Technical Coordinator of DC-NET ERA-NET, INDICATE, MINERVA series (Ministerial network for valorising digitisation activities in Europe) and MICHAEL series (Multilingual inventory of cultural heritage in Europe).
She was Project Officer at the European Commission between 1999 and 2002.
She is currently member of the Programme Committee for the EGI Community Forum 2012, 2013 and 2014; Enterprise Fellow at Coventry University; Member of the Europeana Task Force on Public-Private Partnerships.
She has been Member of the program committee of first EAGLE Conference (2014) and she is member of the EAGLE 2016 – 2nd International Conference on Digital and Traditional Epigraphy in Context.
She has been Member of the Data, Content and Middleware ASPIRE panel of TERENA.
From its establishment until 2012 she has been appointed by Decree member of the Concertation Table for the research priorities for the cultural heritage in Italy between the Ministry of Culture (MiBAC) and the Ministry of Research (MIUR).
Reviewer in the FCT Call for a National Roadmap of Research Infrastructures of Strategic Relevance (FCT, Portugal).
Reviewer for the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH).
She is author of two international patents deposited by Olivetti in 1985 and 1987 on intelligent video controller systems.
She is author of articles about multilingual access to digital cultural Heritage, geo-coded digital cultural content, digital preservation. Her article “A Data Infrastructure for Digital Cultural Heritage: Characteristics, Requirements and Priority Services” is been published on the International Journal of History and Arts Computing edited by the Edinburgh University.
She is Project Manager of digitalmeetsculture.net online communication Platform powered by Promoter srl.
Antonella is vice-President of PHOTOCONSORTIUM – International Consortium for Photographic Heritage, a non profit association whose purpose is the promotion and enhancement of the culture of photography and the photographic heritage.